Entreprenuer Training

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  • Advanced Training Institutes (ATI) are spread across the length and breadth of the nation.
  • The facilities, courses and initiatives available and listed at ATI Chennai can be partaken of by everyone.

ATI Chennai Regular Courses

Govt of India recognised courses in a variety of specialised engineering disciplines taught at the ATIs are:

  1. Electrical Controls & Maintenance
  2. Electronic Controls & Maintenance
  3. Process Control Instrumentation
  4. Metrology & Engineering Inspection
  5. Machine Tool Maintenance
  6. Production Technology
  7. CAD / CAM
  9. Hydraulic & Pneumatic Controls
  10. Heat Engines
  11. Heat Treatment & Material Testing
  12. Advanced Welding
  13. Industrial Chemistry

The course durations are:

  • 1 Week Course
  • 2 Week Course
  • Custom / Tailor Made Course (TMC)

ATI Chennai website

ATI Chennai launches a one week Special Workshop for Entrepreneurs.

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DIY Hands On Workshops / Courses

The terminal competency of those who undergo these courses will be self sufficiency in manning these applications / devices without reference to anyone.

  • Do It Yourself (DIY) Firewall Course
  • Enterprise Grade Open Source Firewalls constructed during a Do It Yourself (DIY) course at ATI Chennai.
    • Unlimited VPNs
    • LANs and WANs limited by available hardware only
    • Physical and virtualisable on local and remote cloud
    • Access rules and routing configurable entirely on a browser GUI
    • No major network certification essential
    • Even a hobbyist can manage a sophisticated firewall such as this
    • No licencing / proprietary hardware / software used
    • Consumer grade hardware sufficient
    • Can run entirely in RAM
    • Deployed in a few Govt Engineering colleges in TN, ATI Chennai, RailTel, TN SDC etc.
    • Works with all major ISPs connections - BSNL, NKN, etc

The attendees learn how to build the firewall from scratch and manage the rules, backup, restore and re-configuration besides migration.

  • Do It Yourself (DIY) eCommerce Course on Cloud
  • Point of Sale (POS) on the ATI Cloud
    • Configuration and Management of a cloud based Point of Sale application
    • Backup, Restore, Migration and Application integration possibilities abound
  • Run a full e-Shop
    • No Inventory
    • No Working capital / loans
    • No Rentals
    • No major electricity bills
    • Smart Phone operable - No apps needed
    • No employees / salaries - except to yourself!
  • Billing Management
    • Accounts Receivable / Payable
    • Invoicing
    • Simple CRM

ERP, CRM, HRM and other cloud applications

Several applications can be run on demand on the ATI Cloud such as:

  • Web ERP (FrontAccountingERP) - Accounting, Manufacturing, Inventory online
  • Online CRM (vTiger CRM) - Web based Customer Relationship Management
  • Cloud HRM (OrangeHRM) - Payroll and Human Resources Management
  • VoIP and Cloud PBX (Asterisk), Call Centre Management

Attendees will be given hands on configuration and deployment training with individual admin access.

Demonstration Video on PoS

ATI Chennai's eCommerce Course on Cloud with Entrepreneurship Support, hosts various eCommerce Applications like:

  • Invoicing
  • ERP
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • eShop
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At the end of the course, the participant will be able to operate their own eCommerce venture and ATI Chennai can provide handholding during the initial stages of starting up. The ATI Chennai cloud can host the eCommerce Application of choice during the incubation period and help port to commercial data centres.

As an example, features of Point of Sale terminal application are:

  • Tablet / PC / smartphone interfaces.
  • Track inventory, receivings, suppliers, customers.
  • Pre-installed and defaults configured, ready for use from the ATI cloud
  • Realtime multi-user, multi-location, multi-language
  • Suspend and Resume billing
  • Extensive Reporting and extendable as well. Dashboard enabled.
  • Online Backup and Offline Backup and Restore
  • Easy migration and third party integration
  • Import / Export of data available within the Web UI
  • VPN Security or LAN/intranet based trusted environment segregation
  • Completely web based

Cloud Initiatives

  • Managing the indigenous open source cloud
  • Migrating between Physical and Virtual Cloud Servers
  • Leveraging basic linux skills for everyday use
  • Running one or more open source firewalls on the cloud bridging / bonding several virtual switches - each with separate root access.
  • Running the cloud on the LAN and WAN
  • Windows, DOS, Linux (Debian, CentOS, etc) can all be virtualised with shared and dedicated kernel
  • Install applications / OSes from iso file using virtual CDROM

Entrepreneurship Opportunities

  • Running a point of sale on the cloud and controlling it using your smart phone / desktop
  • Running and maintaining any web application

Those with Science / Arts / Commerce / Language / Literature backgrounds can benefit from these opportunities just as engineers and those with computer science / IT backgrounds. Managing knowledgebases using the same engine that powers the Wikipedia is now available on demand on the ATI Cloud.

ATI Chennai provides hand holding during your initial immersion into e-Commerce enabling entrepreneurs as the path of least resistance practically failure proof.

  • No Banks and Loans
  • No Capital costs (except for the actual goods traded in and that too in transaction only)
  • No salaries other than to oneself
  • No physical premises and attendant brick and mortar establishment costs
  • Initial incubation underwritten by ATI Chennai
  • Courses available at ATI Chennai to enhance operational skill sets

Support Resources

  • Training server at ATI - well provisioned to handle upto 100 concurrent applications / incubation servers with current hardware / connectivity
  • Can be scaled on demand
  • The ATI Chennai Cloud infrastructure including it's physical and virtual firewalls are completely self maintained.

Specialised Courses on Demand ( Duration : 1 week )

Interested groups from Industry / Government / Institutions can request for custom courses where topics from the existing courses and other relevant content can be strung to requirements.

ON-CAMPUS / OFF-CAMPUS /Distance Learning Programme (DLP)

  1. eCommerce Web Applications basics covering POS, eShop, Wiki, CMS, ERP, CRM, etc
  2. Specific web application course in detail for each of the above.
  3. Do It Yourself - Build your own physical NAS Server
  4. Cloud Generic with Firewall, NAS, Windows, Linux overview as Virtual Machines
  5. Distributed Change Management of Program Code
  6. Internet on Things (IoT) Training
  7. Wireless sensor networks
  8. Testing of Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA)
  9. Mobile App Development for IOS
  10. Mobile Micro App using Smart Phones
  11. Open Source Data Centre Entrepreneurship
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